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Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic

What is the pregnancy diabetes clinic? What women need follow up and care within the clinic and who are the doctors that work in the clinic?

The Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic is an integrated clinic, including an OB/GYN, an endocrinologist, diabetes nurses and nutritionists.

Who is the pregnancy diabetes clinic designated for? The clinic is designated for women during pregnancy or for women who are planning to get pregnant and suffer from pregnancy or pre-pregnancy diabetes.

The clinic conducts medical follow up during pregnancy, which includes:

  • Balancing sugar levels
  • Checking organs which are prone to damage due to dissatisfactory lack of balance I the blood sugar level (such as eyes, kidneys, nerves and heart)
  • Exact medical balance
  • Adapting menus and nutrition and integrating physical activity.

All this is done for the health of the women, the success of the pregnancy, the prevention of flaws or improper fetal development and disease or complication prevention, such as toxemia, polyhidramnions, premature labor etc.

The Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic is an integrated clinic, including an OB/GYN, an endocrinologist, diabetes nurses and nutritionists.

How to Approach the Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic?

You can schedule an appointment with the clinic by fax, which includes a referral from your doctor:

  •  Women’s clinic: 08-9441699
  • Endocrine Institute: 08-9441912

Please bring an obligation form from your HMO (form no. 17) and also relevant medical documents:

  •  Home blood sugar measurements
  • Summaries from visits of your ophthalmologist / cardiologist / nephrologist / family doctor (if available)
  • Results of last imaging tests (heart echo)
  • All the pregnancy tests conducted

Medical staff

Clinic Doctors
Dr. Oren Barak, OB/GYN
Dr. Tali Shiller, Endocrinologist